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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Les Blain  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1953 in Warrensburg, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Blain was born in Warrensburg, Illinois and currently resides in Springfield, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Blain has created a detective named Nick Wolf, who is the focus of ''Wolf Among the Sheep'', Blain's first mystery novel. Set in a Southern Illinois community called Toulyville, ''Wolf Among the Sheep'' has been called "a compelling story operating on many levels, with richness in details describing settings, characters and clues to the mysteries".

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Wolf among the sheep /
ISBN: 1588516458. OCLC Number: 51072531

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